AdvancedFilter Method [Excel 2003 VBA Language Reference]

Filters or copies data from a list based on a criteria range. If the initial selection is a single cell, that cell's current region is used. Variant.

expression**.AdvancedFilter(Action**, CriteriaRange, CopyToRange, Unique)

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


XlFilterAction can be one of these XlFilterAction constants.

CriteriaRange   Optional Variant. The criteria range. If this argument is omitted, there are no criteria.

CopyToRange   Optional Variant. The destination range for the copied rows if Action is xlFilterCopy. Otherwise, this argument is ignored.

Unique   Optional Variant. True to filter unique records only. False to filter all records that meet the criteria. The default value is False.


This example filters a database (named "Database") based on a criteria range named "Criteria."

Range("Database").AdvancedFilter _
    Action:=xlFilterInPlace, _

Applies to | Range Collection

See Also | AutoFilter Method | FilterMode Property | ShowAllData Method